Today the Museum of Cosmonautics is the only museum in Moscow region that collects, keeps and popularizes material relics that are connected to the history of space exploration.
Design and engineering solutions used in the first spacecraft in the 1960s are still the backbone of the world's space industry. During the tour its guests will discover how humanity managed to make such a huge step in space exploration only twelve years after WWII.
A space carrier rocket is one of the remarkable scientific and engineering achievements. During the tour its guests will discover what a rocket is, and when it was invented. How does it fly? How does it work, and what is it used for? The tour will offer its guests insight into the operation of jet engines that make rockets fly and much more.
The history of the museum began in the second half of the 20th century when the Monument to Conquerors of Space appeared on the map of Moscow in 1964. The titanium rocket near the VDNH metro station symbolised the quality technological leap of its time.
Which cosmonaut spent the largest number of hours in orbit? Is it true that there was a wedding celebration in space? Who is aboard the International Space Station now? The tour will tell its guests these and other interesting stories and facts about space explorers.
During the tour its guests will learn about flights of the first Moon stations and Apollo 11 as well as other interesting stories from the exploration of Earth's natural satellite. One of them will tell guests of the tour how the lunar rover was controlled and how the International Women's Day was celebrated on the Moon.
Museum of Cosmonautics, one of the world's largest museums dedicated to science and engineeringIts history began in 1964 when the Monument to Conquerors of Space appeared on the map of Moscow. The museum tells stories of space explorers and showcases original artefacts. These include the famous Belka and Strelka, descent modules of the Soyuz spacecraft that returned from space, a real control panel of lunar rover Lunokhod and personal belongings of cosmonauts.The museum has a branch, the Korolev Memorial House.
A journey through worlds created by classical and contemporary art,cinema and Russian folklore
How does it fly? How does it work, and what is it used for?
The project focused on the people behind the rich history of the 20th-century
More than 50 of the most recognizable works of the author
The 40,000 names
An exhibition and education space dedicated to the history, present and future of the Cyrillic alphabet
A tour through a unique diorama complex created by battle painters from Mitrofan Grekov's studio
Russian wooden architecture
The most significant battles of the Great Patriotic War as depicted by various battle painters
Moscow's quiet nook where history and fairy tale intertwine with modernity
Popular child's play of the Soviet era
The story of the life of the writer Ilya Ilf in Moscow
'Open Storage' at the Polytechnic Museum
The world's most advanced (in terms of technical equipment) educational and entertaining astronomy centre
The story of one of the painter's most famous works
The biography and creative path of this great 20th century poet
History of Russian Impressionism
An excursion from the Moscow Planetarium
The Moscow museum dedicated to the evolution theory
Shchepkin and Gogol. Two Geniuses
History of the Middle Yauza River area during the 17th–20th centuries
Chaliapin House Museum
The opposition of the two famous Renaissance sculptors
The oldest of its kind in Moscow
The most mysterious countries of the East
The exhibition is curated by twenty celebrities in the most different areas.
Tour 'Renaissance Man: Portrait Sculpture of the 15th Century'
The quest based on the names of the 7 most famous dogs of the Great Patriotic War
The Grand Kremlin and Talyzins' Estate
The history of a fragment of the historical centre of Moscow
The story of a particular prisoner or their relatives
The open-air tour around the collection of more than 400 military vehicles
The history of the world famous painting
The History of the Chambers of the Old English Court
From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
The only state specialised museum of ancient Russian culture
A general biology exposition located in a former estate
Madonna's character in various works of the Proto-Renaissance era
The tour tells the story of the New Manege building
A gallery of the world famous artist Ilya Glazunov
Centuries-old culture, traditions, religious concepts
The superiority of the spiritual over the corporeal depicted
Unique online walks around the Palace
Unique museum located at a depth of 7 metres
Stories of Soviet Moscow. Vysotki
The exhibition of Soviet and Russian artist Tatiana Nazarenko's works
The models and copies of his monuments
150 years of family history
Russian applied and folk art of the 17th – 21st centuries
What is a funfair? It is a celebration, a carnival, fireworks of colours and emotions
An online tour through the museum galleries displaying the history and culture of ancient civilizations
Stories of love in inhuman conditions
The museum in the house with a mezzanine, a 19th century historical and architectural monument
90 Years of the Moscow Planetarium
The Uvarov sarcophagus, named after its owner Count Sergey Semionovich Uvarov
A huge exhibition space dedicated to the Russian history of space exploration
The theatrical traditions of Eastern countries
History of the Moscow region from the Stone Age to Peter the Great
Landscapes by Claude Lorrain
The multiple works performed by Zurab Tsereteli in various techniques
Alexander Ostrovsky referred to himself as a native of Moscow
The first and only state memorial Bulgakov museum in Russia
A sculpture by Monika Sosnowska
History of the ballet dancer
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The avant-garde artist who could do anything